Articles by Dmitri Novoselov

Writing without Smileys: Dmitri Novoselov on “Traders”

September 5, 2013

Recently I unwittingly offended a friend. He didn’t get the point of a joke I’d made in an e-mail and took it seriously instead. Later he called me to sort things out. I asked why he’d felt snubbed: it was clearly a joke, wasn’t it? Pretty much, he replied, it looked like a joke… more »